Question NW1865 to the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

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20 August 2020 - NW1865

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Mmutle, Mr TN to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

What has been the progress of the investigations into the alleged heavy-handed conduct of some soldiers of the SA National Defence Force during their deployment to enforce the lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus?


Ser No

Area Office





Wynberg MP


Common Assault, a journalist alleged that he was driving behind a Military Convoy in Masiphumelele Township in Cape Town where he observed an SANDF member assaulting a civilian with a wooden stick

A case docket was referred to LEGSATO Cape Town and was withdrawn on 03 June 2020

Other cases were reported to the South African Police Services and progress can only be obtained from SAPS.

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